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Pander's Ground-Jay

Podoces panderi panderi (Fischer, 1821)

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Kizilorda region, Kyzylkum
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Smaller and paler overall, the black spotting on the breast is less than in ilensis. Wing length of males is 113.5-125.5 mm (120.1), of females 107-116 mm (113.4).


Breeds in Kyzylkum up to Syrdarya valley and probably the Kaplankyr cliff at Ustyurt. The pair was observed in May 5, 1989 in Sorja hollow. Two birds recorded in June 24, 1999 at Western Chink of Ustyurt, 44o27'N 63o22'E.


Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999. Рябицев В. К., Ковшарь А. Ф., Ковшарь В. А., Березовиков Н. Н. «Полевой определитель птиц Казахстана», Алматы, 2014.


relative taxons

Podoces panderi
(Fischer, 1821)
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Podoces panderi ilensis
(Menzbier et Schnitnikov, 1915)
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